Category: Features

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Jack Rasmus: Trump Whacks the Middle Class & US GDP 1st Qtr 2019 Analysis

It’s clear Trump’s 2018 tax cut is making the middle class pay for corporations, businesses, investors and the wealthiest 1% households historic tax cuts totaling no less than $4.5 trillion over the next decade

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John Pilger: The Assange Arrest is a Warning from History

The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against courage

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Richard Greeman: Yellow Vests Struggle To Reinvent Democracy  

Hundreds of autonomous Yellow Vest activist groups from all over France each chose two delegates (one woman, one man) to gather in the port city of St. Nazaire for a weekend of deliberation

Al Gedicks: Brazilian Tailings Dam Disaster: Is Wisconsin Next?

On January 25, 2019, a 28-story high tailings dam in Brumadinho, in southeastern Brazil failed, releasing almost 3 billion gallons of sludgy mine waste

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Noam Chomsky: Rousing the Multitudes

Fear that the “rascal multitude” will threaten the property of the self-designated “men of best quality” traces back to the first modern democratic revolution in 17th century England

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John Pilger: The War on Venezuela is Built on Lies

A war has been declared on Venezuela, of which the truth is “too difficult” to report

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Jack Rasmus: Financial Imperialism

U.S. neocons are once again back in charge of U.S. foreign policy, driving the U.S. toward yet another war and attempt at regime change of a foreign government

Gerald Coles: Education, Jobs and Capitalism

American capitalism has a hate-love relationship with the nation’s schools

Bridget Meehan: Living it Large—Life on Benefits

A society that allows many, many people to live on less than £100 per week while a privileged few get by on over £100,000 is surely a great place to live

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Patrick Bond: South Africa Searches for a 
Financial Parachute

An open, frank public discussion about the IMF’s regrettable history and current agenda is sorely needed

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